Steering column opening cover. Gear selector indicator

Steering column opening cover

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Remove the three screws that secure the lower edge of the steering column opening cover to the lower instrument panel reinforcement (Fig. 7).

Fig. 7 Steering Column Opening Cover Remove/ Install Fig. 7 Steering Column Opening Cover Remove/ Install

1 - SNAP CLIPS

2 - COVER

3 - SCREW

(3) Using a trim stick or another suitable wide flat-bladed tool, gently pry the upper edge of the steering column opening cover just below the cluster bezel on each side of the steering column away from the instrument panel far enough to disengage the snap clip retainers from the receptacles in the instrument panel.

(4) Remove the steering column opening cover from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the steering column opening cover to the instrument panel.

(2) Align the snap clip retainers on the steering column opening cover with the receptacles in the instrument panel.

(3) Press firmly on the steering column opening cover over the snap clip locations until each of the snap clips is fully engaged in its receptacle.

(4) Install and tighten the three screws that secure the lower edge of the steering column opening cover to the lower instrument panel reinforcement. Tighten the screws to 2.2 N*m (20 in. lbs.).

(5) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

Gear selector indicator

The following service procedures apply only to the mechanical gear selector indicator. The electronic gear selector indicator is integral to the instrument cluster and can only be serviced by replacement of the instrument cluster unit.

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Remove the instrument cluster from the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(3) Remove the two screws that secure the gear selector indicator mechanism to the back of the instrument cluster housing (Fig. 8).

Fig. 8 Gear Selector Indicator Remove/Install Fig. 8 Gear Selector Indicator Remove/Install

1 - INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

2 - GEAR SELECTOR INDICATOR

3 - SCREW

(4) Remove the gear selector indicator mechanism from the back of the instrument cluster housing.

(5) Remove the steering column opening cover from the instrument panel. Refer to Steering Column Opening Cover in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(6) Disengage the loop end of the gear selector indicator cable from the lever on the left side of the steering column (Fig. 9).

Fig. 9 Gear Selector Indicator Cable Remove/Install Fig. 9 Gear Selector Indicator Cable Remove/Install

1 - STEERING COLUMN

2 - CABLE

3 - LOOP END

4 - LEVER

5 - ADJUSTER AND BRACKET

(7) Squeeze the sides of the plastic adjuster and bracket unit to disengage the tabs that secure it to the sides of the steering column window.

(8) Remove the gear selector indicator mechanism and cable unit from the instrument panel.

INSTALLATION

(1) Position the gear selector indicator mechanism and cable unit to the instrument panel.

(2) Squeeze the sides of the plastic adjuster and bracket unit and engage the tabs that secure it with the sides of the steering column window.

(3) Engage the loop end of the gear selector indicator cable onto the lever on the left side of the steering column (Fig. 9).

(4) Position the gear selector indicator mechanism onto the back of the instrument cluster housing.

(5) Install and tighten the two screws that secure the gear selector indicator mechanism to the back of the instrument cluster housing. Tighten the screws to 2.2 N*m (20 in. lbs.).

(6) Install the instrument cluster onto the instrument panel. Refer to Instrument Cluster in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(7) Check the gear selector indicator for proper calibration.

If adjustment is needed, refer to Steering Column in the Removal and Installation section of Group 19 - Steering for the gear selector indicator cable (PRNDL) adjustment procedure.

(8) Install the steering column opening cover onto the instrument panel. Refer to Steering Column Opening Cover in the Removal and Installation section of this group for the procedures.

(9) Reconnect the battery negative cable.

    Dodge Durango (DN) 1998-2003 Service Manual

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